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Mayor asks residents to support the Dakota City Heritage Village this weekend
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
Yellow Ribbon Network packages cookies for veterans
Heidi Barlage is recognized as Farmington Teacher of the Year
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Wrestling: Returning wrestlers, newcomers find success for Tigers
Boys hockey: Tigers show progress in loss to Eden Prairie
Girls hockey: Offense breaks out against Hastings
Gymnastics: Injuries put a damper on opening meet
Tigers start 2-0 for the first time since 2010
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Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
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Pat Rupp: Trip to the People's Stadium a long day's journey
Deanna Weniger: Fly birdie, fly, but parting is such sweet sorrow
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August 22, 2014
International symbol of peace visits Farmington
The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace, a four-ton, world-traveling symbol of harmony and goodwill, made a four-day stop in the Farmington area...
August 22, 2014 - 3:55pm
August 14, 2014
Slavik, Henry advance in county race
Voters in Dakota County narrowed the District 1 county commissioner race to two candidates on Tuesday in the primary election. Incumbent Mike Slavik of Hastings advanced, as did Farmington's Mark Henry. Slavik received 1,940 votes, Henry 640 and Farmington City Council member Terry...
August 14, 2014 - 12:40pm
July 25, 2014
Dakota City featured at Como carousel
The volunteers of Dakota City Heritage Village are taking their show on the road. Or up the road, depending on how one looks at it. About a dozen local volunteers will spend their afternoon, in period costumes, at the Cafesjian’s Carousel at Como Park in St. Paul. The carousel...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 25, 2014 - 1:55pm
June 11, 2014
Dakota City Heritage Village plans summer events
Dakota City Heritage Village is opening the doors to many of its buildings for three events this summer. The events are called Family and Friends Fun Days, and they are meant to be a time for folks to just stop by the village and check things out. “They’re for anybody who wants...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 11, 2014 - 11:22am
June 8, 2014
Dakota City camps send kids back in time
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean all Dakota County kids want to stop learning about history. There are plenty of kids who will gladly put down their iPads and turn off their smartphones, just so they can learn how to not use technology every day. Dakota...
June 8, 2014 - 7:11am
June 5, 2014
Dakota County summit will focus on aging population
The Minnesota State Demographic Center projects by 2030 there will be more people age 65 and older in Minnesota than elementary, middle and high school students combined. That will have significant implications. To explore those implications, Dakota County Public Health has partnered...
June 5, 2014 - 11:22am
May 11, 2014
Dakota County: Nitrate study will expand
After a 2013 study found higher than expected nitrate concentrations in private drinking wells in some Dakota County townships, the county has decided to conduct another, expanded study while also offering the opportunity for additional testing for those who participated the first...
May 11, 2014 - 7:47am
Dakota County: New trailer helps highlight kitchen-fire risks
The Dakota County Fire Chiefs Association unveiled its new kitchen fire prevention trailer at a demonstration Monday outside Eagan City Hall....
May 11, 2014 - 7:42am
May 9, 2014
Legislature OKs change to county government style
A decision last month by the Minnesota Legislature will give Dakota County some new flexibility when it comes to the ways in which it takes input from residents. The legislature’s decision, which the county board still has to accept, allows a change to a county manager style of...
May 9, 2014 - 7:44am
May 8, 2014
Fundraiser will help Hampton sisters who share a rare genetic disorder
Serenity and Kaylee Trezis are happy little girls who’ve been dealt a tough hand. The sisters have both been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called congenital disorders of glycosylation, also known as CDG type 1a. While the severity of the disorder varies from child to child,...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am
May 2, 2014
Dakota City event will explore old-fashioned farming
Although the content isn’t exactly new, Dakota City Heritage Village will be host to a new event this weekend. The Origin of Food — Early Farming in Dakota County is a family event planned to showcase the farming methods that were used from the 1860s through the 1920s. It is...
May 2, 2014 - 7:39am
May 1, 2014
Document destruction program has proved popular in Farmington
At 10:05 a.m. Saturday, a long line of cars stretched out of the Farmington City Hall parking lot and down Spruce Street. Little by little, cars...
May 1, 2014 - 2:35pm
‘Worst case’ is training focus for Farmington, Rosemount responders
No one likes to think about what would happen if a tornado struck this area. Fortunately, there are people who specialize in thinking those thoughts. On April 23, first responders from the police, public works and fire departments in Farmington, Rosemount and Lakeville got together...
May 1, 2014 - 1:39pm
April 24, 2014
Dakota County: Crossing will get a new look
Getting from Farmington to Vermillion or Hastings will be a little trickier in the future, thanks to some changes the Minnesota Department of...
April 24, 2014 - 1:47pm
April 22, 2014
Two-legged Derby Day runners will help aging horses
The first Saturday in May is a big day for many horse enthusiasts. It’s the day some of the top thoroughbred horses race in the Kentucky Derby. Farmington- and Rosemount area residents will get to run their own race that day this year. On May 3, This Old Horse will hold a 5k fun...
April 22, 2014 - 7:20am